Dinners and receptions

London's hidden gem

London's hidden gem

Picturesque palace

Set in the unspoilt grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, this picturesque palace is the perfect West London setting for your special dinner or reception.

Kew may be a royal palace, but it was also once a family home. King George III, Queen Charlotte and their children all left an indelible mark on this amazing building during their time here, and the atmosphere remains equal parts regal and intimate.

Today, you can treat your guests to a dinner to remember in an historic Grade I-listed venue that has lost none of its cosy charm over the centuries. What better way to mark your special occasion?

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Dinner in the King's Dining Room for 14 people on one long table

King’s Dining Room

The décor and furnishings of this sumptuous dining room are almost identical to those enjoyed by King George III during his time at Kew.

It was here that the King hosted lively dinners with the great and good of his day – now, you, your friends and colleagues can dine in regal splendour and help keep the spirit of revelry alive.


  • Up to 40 guests for receptions
  • Up to 30 guests for a dinner


  • Available for evening hire only

Royal Kitchens

Step through the breath-taking 18th-century doorway into the Great Kitchen and be transported back in time to the hidden heart of the palace, where cooks and servants prepared banquets for the royal family and their guests.

With their original copper boilers, charcoal stoves and colourful brickwork, the Royal Kitchens make a truly unique venue for your dinner or reception.


  • Up to 60 guests for a reception
  • Up to 40 guests for a dinner


  • Available for evening hire only
The Royal Kitchens after conservation in 2013. Looking from the Kitchen Garden towards buildings adjacent to the Royal Kitchens. The Royal Kitchens building is on the left of the image.
Kew Palace under a blue cloudy sky with a green tree in the background

King’s Breakfast Room

Filled with knickknacks and curios from the lives of King George III and his family, the King’s Breakfast Room is a wonderfully eccentric space for meetings and other events, with its antiquated scientific instruments and an original Georgian chamber organ.


  • Up to 24 guests for a reception


  • Available for evening hire only

Queen’s Garden

This enclosed garden, immediately adjacent to the palace, makes a wonderful space for outdoor receptions – especially during the summer months, when the air is filled with the scent of pollen and fragrant herbs.

Laid out in typical 17th-century style, the garden boasts a gazebo, a Florentine sculpture and a sunken garden, giving the grounds an air of timeless elegance and tranquillity.


  • Up to 40 guests for a reception


  • Available for evening hire only
Blue metal gazebo in the Queen's Garden of Kew Palace under a cloudy blue sky looking out to the palace

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If you would like to speak to a member of our team please call us on +44 (0)20 3166 6115.

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